Primary Assembly Ideas For Christmas

You are probably well aware that everyone has a preferred learning style. It's our preference as to how we interact and process the world around us. Some people are experiential, some process by thinking, some by doing, some in relationship with others etc. The list goes on and can get quite complicated. So let's make…

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Mosaic Surfaces

The surface that you choose to lay your tesserae on will be one factor in determining if your mosaic lasts more than a day. There are tons of possible mosaics bases out there but beware of inappropriate ones. Whether you choose wood, concrete, metal, or even plastic, you must know that it will hold your…

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The Awe-Inspiring Pink Garden Rose

Although the Red Rose looks to be the darling of enthusiasts, it is actually the pink garden rose that walks away with the accolades. Wild Varieties and the original old gardens like the Hybrid Perpetuals, Centifolia, and Bourbons are mostly pink in color. Pink has always had a mythical quality. The meanings associated with the…

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John William Waterhouse – A Short History

John William Waterhouse was born in 1849 in Rome where his father worked as a painter and his mother Isabella kept house. His nickname was "Nino". In the 1850's, the family moved to England and Waterhouse senior started a studio in South Kensington where they both worked for a short time. John was accepted to…

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Candle Chandeliers

Chandeliers have a classical elegance about them, and of all the chandeliers available, the candle chandelier "takes the cake" because of its lighting. Whatever the make of the candle chandelier – wrought iron, crystal or antler – candles are fitted to it create a warm, romantic and inviting atmosphere. An incandescent candle chandelier, with shadows…

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Garden Shovel Sharpening

Who would think that people would use dull tools for digging holes, cutting grass, branches, limbs or anything in the yard that needs cutting. But, I am here to say that I have seen it too many times to be astonished anymore. It just boggles the mind! The main use of, say a shovel, is…

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6 Steps to Effective Customer Relationship Management

Nurture Your Customer Relationships Simply put, customer relationship management is a way of tracking and nurturing your customer relationships throughout the customer’s life-cycle, as they move from prospect to customer, to repeat-buyer. Once a customer buys from you, it is much more profitable to make efforts to keep that customer, than it is to acquire…

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Some Common Features of Bucket Elevators

Bucket elevators are an essential part of the equipment and machinery of mines, manufacturing, smelters and many other processing plants. They can be various designs, weights and sizes, depending upon the type of product that is being moved. Some of the common products that are transported via elevators and conveyors include, bulk foods, grains, metal…

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History Of Fireplace Stoves

The origin of the modern heating stove is intertwined with the history of domestic heating and cooking. From the Iron Age onwards humans, cooked to cook food and heat their homes with a fire source contained within their lodging. For ten thousand years or more the designs slowly matured to the point in the 18th…

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